67-50
5 - 4
37-78

Game Story

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Texas Rangers talked before their game Saturday about how they didn't need new right fielder Alex Rios to be their savior as he takes over for suspended slugger Nelson Cruz.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tex 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 5 7 1
Hou 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 4 8 2

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: Houston
José AltuveDFP
doubled to deep center,
L.J. HoesDFP
scored
TEX 0 - HOU 1
Bottom 4th: Houston
Chris CarterDFP
homered to deep left
TEX 0 - HOU 2
Top 6th: Texas
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
homered to deep right
TEX 1 - HOU 2
Bottom 6th: Houston
Matt DomínguezDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right center,
José AltuveDFP
scored
TEX 1 - HOU 3
Top 7th: Texas
Elvis AndrusDFP
homered to left,
Jurickson ProfarDFP
scored
TEX 3 - HOU 3
Bottom 7th: Houston
Brandon BarnesDFP
scored,
L.J. HoesDFP
to third on wild pitch
TEX 3 - HOU 4
Top 8th: Texas
Álex RíosDFP
tripled to center,
Engel BeltreDFP
scored
TEX 4 - HOU 4
Mitch MorelandDFP
safe at first on catcher
Jason CastroDFP
's fielding error,
Álex RíosDFP
scored,
Mitch MorelandDFP
out at second
TEX 5 - HOU 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Leonys MartínDFP
CF
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 .278
Elvis AndrusDFP
SS
5 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 3 .260
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .269
Adrián BéltreDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
C
4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .277
Engel BeltreDFP
PR
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
Geovany SotoDFP
C
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
Álex RíosDFP
RF
3 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .279
Mitch MorelandDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .245
Jurickson ProfarDFP
DH
4 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .243
David MurphyDFP
LF
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .226
Craig GentryDFP
PH-LF
2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248
Totals 33 5 7 4 2 4 6 1 16
Batting
2B - A Pierzynski (15, L Harrell)
3B - A Rios (3, L Harrell)
HR - E Andrus (1, 7th inning off K Chapman 1 on, 2 Out), A Pierzynski (13, 6th inning off B Peacock 0 on, 1 Out)
S - L Martin
RBI - E Andrus 2 (38), A Pierzynski (46), A Rios (56)
2-out RBI - E Andrus 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Kinsler 3, D Murphy 2
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - L Martin (27, 2nd base off B Peacock/J Castro)
CS - L Martin (6, 2nd base by B Peacock/J Castro)
Fielding
E - E Andrus (12, field)
Outfield assists - L Martin
DP - 1 (E Andrus-M Moreland)

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Robbie GrossmanDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .256
L.J. HoesDFP
RF
4 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 .237
José AltuveDFP
2B
4 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 .282
Jason CastroDFP
C
4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .272
Chris CarterDFP
DH
3 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .212
Matt DomínguezDFP
3B
3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .231
Jonathan VillarDFP
PR-SS
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
Brett WallaceDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .222
Brandon BarnesDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 .242
Jake ElmoreDFP
SS-3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
Totals 32 4 8 3 1 5 8 2 15
Batting
2B - J Altuve (18, D Holland)
HR - C Carter (20, 4th inning off D Holland 0 on, 0 Out)
S - J Elmore
SF - M Dominguez
RBI - J Altuve (40), C Carter (53), M Dominguez (56)
2-out RBI - J Altuve
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Altuve 1, B Barnes 2
GIDP - B Wallace
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - L Hoes (3, 2nd base off J Frasor/A Pierzynski), B Barnes (10, 3rd base off J Frasor/A Pierzynski)
Fielding
E - J Castro (5, field); J Elmore (6, field)

Pitching

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Derek HollandDFP
6.0 6 3 3 2 6 1 1.25 3.07
Jason FrasorDFP
(W, 3-2)
1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.10 2.97
Joakim SoriaDFP
(HLD, 5)
1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.26 3.48
Joe NathanDFP
(SV, 34)
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.90 1.54

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Brad PeacockDFP
6.0 3 1 1 4 5 1 1.52 6.43
Kevin ChapmanDFP
(BS, 1)
0.2 1 2 0 0 1 1 1.00 0.00
Lucas HarrellDFP
(L, 5-13)
2.1 3 2 1 0 0 0 1.66 5.34
Pitching
WP - J Frasor
HBP - A Beltre (by B Peacock)
Pitches-strikes - D Holland 106-66; J Frasor 18-11; J Soria 23-14; J Nathan 12-7; B Peacock 102-58; K Chapman 13-11; L Harrell 31-16
Ground balls-fly balls - D Holland 6-6; J Frasor 1-1; J Soria 1-1; J Nathan 0-2; B Peacock 8-7; K Chapman 1-2; L Harrell 6-1
Batters faced - D Holland 25; J Frasor 5; J Soria 5; J Nathan 4; B Peacock 25; K Chapman 4; L Harrell 10
Game Details
Game Time: 3:26.
Umpires: HP--Phil Cuzzi. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Tom Hallion.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 0 mph, .
Attendance: 33,322.